ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum

The ACR-RBMA Practice Leaders Forum offers practical management strategies aimed at recalibrating your business operations for new health care models, improving profitability, and introducing a value-based mindset within your team.

Jan. 12 – 14, 2018
Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass
Chandler, AZ

  • Position your practice at the forefront of radiology and demonstrate greater value to patients and the larger health care ecosystem.
  • Prepare for the future of radiology — learn how to anticipate, adjust to and strategically position for new and emerging trends
  • Explore practical strategies for maximizing reimbursements and patient engagement Examine new ways of implementing Imaging 3.0™ and making the new value proposition work for you
  • Receive important advocacy updates and briefings on how a new Federal Administration will impact your practice Learn to create an optimal care environment using cutting edge IT and service platforms
  • Earn CME, RBMA and RLI Credits.




Special reduced pricing for teams available.
View team discounts.

Schedule

Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
Noon–1 p.m.
Registration

1 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks

1:20-2:05 p.m.
From Policy to Practice: How a Radiologist Can Make a Difference
Stephen Ferrara, MD, FSIR

2:05 -2:20pm
Q&A
Stephen Ferrara, MD, FSIR; Ted Burnes, MPA

2:20- 2:50pm
Break With Exhibitors 

2:55- 3:55pm
Recruitment and Retention Issues: Possible Solutions in a Rapidly Changing Environment
Ed Bluth, MD, FACR, Jim Chen, MD; Thomas G. Olivo, CMC

4-5 p.m.
Forming Effective Teams: What Sound Science Tells Us about the Most Consistent and Successful Teams
Lawrence R.  Muroff, MD, FACR; Thomas G. Olivo, CMC

5-6 p.m.
Networking Reception With Exhibitors

Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018
7-7:55 a.m.
Breakfast with Exhibitors

8-8:30 a.m.
The Future of Radiology — A View from the Chair of the ACR Board of Chancellors
James Brink, MD, FACR

8:30-9:20 a.m.
In-Depth Breakout Sessions

  •  Recruitment and Retention Issues
    Jim Chen, MD; Ed Bluth, MD, FACR
  •   Forming Effective Teams
    Lawrence R.  Muroff, MD, FACR; Thomas G. Olivo, CMC

9:25-10:15 a.m.
In-Depth Breakout Sessions (repeated from 8:25am)

  •  Recruitment and Retention Issues
    Jim Chen, MD; Ed Bluth, MD, FACR
  • Forming Effective Teams
    Lawrence R.  Muroff, MD, FACR; Thomas G. Olivo, CMC

10:15-10:45 a.m.
Break With Exhibitors

10:45 a.m.-12:05p.m.
Practical Strategies for Demonstrating Radiology Value to Your Clients
Kert Anzilotti, MD; Keith Fernandez, MD; Samir Patel, MD; James Hamilton, MHA, CMM

12:05 - 1:20  p.m.
Lunch With Roundtable Discussions

1:20-2:15pm
From MACRA to QPP: Lessons Learned from Year 1 and Strategies for Success
Geraldine McGinty, MD, FACR; Pierre Young (invited)

2:15-3:35 p.m.
Independent, Academic, Employed and Other: The Future of Radiology Practices
Anthony Gabriel, MD; Sanj Katyal, MD; Arl Van Moore, Jr, MD, FACR; Keith Chew MHA, CMPE, FRBMA; Jonathan Berlin, MD, MBA, FACR; Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

3:35 - 4:05pm
Break with Exhibitors

4- 5 pm
Resist the Heat and Avoid Burnout: Data and Strategies From the Trenches
Carol Hamilton, MBA, FACMPE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP; Jim Chen, MD

Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018
7-7:55 a.m.
Breakfast With Exhibitors

8-8:45 a.m.
Interactive Burnout Session

Carol Hamilton, MBA, FACMPE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP; Jim Chen, MD

8:50-9:40 a.m.
Value Breakout Session
Kert Anzilotti, MD; Keith Fernandez, MD; Samir Patel, MD, FACR; James Hamilton, MHA, CMM

9:40–10 a.m.
Break With Exhibitors

10-10:50 a.m.
Managing Change to Create Lasting Value
Carol Hamilton, MBA, FACMPE, SPHR, SHRM-SCP; Frank Lexa, MD, MBA, FACR

10:50-11:35 a.m.
Capitol Hill Update
Ted Burnes, MPA

11:35 a.m.-Noon
Final Faculty Panel With Q&A
All Faculty

 

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